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In a landmark moment for female youth hockey in Northern Ontario, the inaugural Northern Boreal Select Series, hosted by the Thunder Bay Queens brought together four formidable teams – the Halfway Motors U18A Thunder Bay Queens, U15AA Thunder Bay Queens, Fort Frances Muskie Girls, and the Kenora St. Thomas Aquinas Saints. Over an exciting weekend of hockey, the young female athletes showcased not only their skill and determination but also the rich talent pool present in the region.

The round-robin format provided an opportunity for every team to display their abilities, promoting a spirit of friendly competition and camaraderie. All matches were closely contested, and the event commenced Friday evening with a thrilling 3 on 3 overtime in the opener between the Halfway Motors U18A Queens and Fort Frances Muskie Girls.  Despite the delay in Kenora's arrival caused by adverse road conditions, they remained undeterred and leaped into action and engaged in two exciting games on Saturday and took part in the afternoon skills competition. Their triumph came in the consolation game on Sunday morning, securing a 3-1 victory against the U18A Thunder Bay Queens.

In Sunday’s championship matchup, the U15AA Thunder Bay Queens faced off against the undefeated Fort Frances Muskie Girls. The U15AA Queens wasted no time asserting their dominance, seizing an early lead in the first period. Before the period's end, they added another, setting the stage for an uphill battle for the undefeated Muskie Girls.  Fort Frances, resilient and determined, emerged from the intermission with a renewed sense of purpose. Their response was swift as they opened the second period with a quick goal, narrowing the gap to just one. The competitive spirit of both teams was on full display as they traded chances. However, the Thunder Bay Queens, undeterred by the Muskie Girls' resurgence, responded with a goal of their own, ending the second period with a 3-1 lead.  

The third period unfolded with opportunities on both sides.  As the clock wound down, Fort Frances, trailing by two goals, pulled their goalie in a desperate bid for a comeback.  The move ignited a flurry of chances for the Muskie Girls. The U15AA Thunder Bay Queens, rallied around their netminder, Scarlett Lappage and displayed unwavering teamwork, holding firm against the late-game surge. The Northern Boreal Select Series concluded with the U15AA Thunder Bay Queens emerging victorious.

Heartwarming this weekend was the tremendous support from the local community. Spectators turned out in large numbers, cheering on the teams, demonstrating a strong commitment to supporting local female athletes. The success of the Northern Boreal Select Series was made possible by the generous support of local sponsors and funding from the CEDC Tourism Development Fund. This backing played a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth execution of the event and further emphasized the community's dedication to promoting and nurturing youth sports and opportunities. A heartfelt thank you goes out to the event sponsors, arena staff, volunteers, and teams for their participation. Their collective effort and enthusiasm contributed to the overall success of the showcase, creating lasting memories for players and spectators alike.

As the inaugural Northern Boreal Select Series concludes, the Thunder Bay Queens and their fellow participants can reflect on a memorable event that not only showcased the talent within Northern Ontario but also strengthened the bonds of community and sportsmanship. The success of this series sets the stage for future editions, promising continued growth, and success for female hockey in the region.

THUNDER BAY, ON – As January came to a close, the U13 Thunder Bay Queens showcased their talents by securing gold at the Cloquet Heartbreaker Tournament. The team delivered an outstanding performance, allowing a mere three goals against while netting an impressive 21 goals throughout the tournament.  With two shutouts shared by the netminders on the weekend against Hibbing and Cloquet, the U13 Thunder Bay Queens sealed the Championship with a commanding 5-1 victory against Rock Ridge. Looking ahead, the team awaits competing in the local Norwest Minor Hockey Tournament, February 23-25, 2024.

This past weekend the BFL Canada U15A Thunder Bay Queens continued the winning streak, clinching their fourth Championship title, emerging victorious at the OMGHA Cabin Fever Classic, beating the host Maple Grove in the gold medal game.  The team would go undefeated in all four matchups - conquering OMGHA White 4-1, North Wright County Riverhawks 7-2, Brainerd River Falls 3-1, and closed out the championship with a shutout performance by Norah Traer between the pipes against OMGHA Black 3-0.

In a separate event, The Staal U11 Thunder Bay Queens faced off against teams from Schreiber, Longlac and Nipigon in the Annual Nipigon Elks Tournament this weekend.  The Queens displayed their prowess, concluding the event with a perfect 4-0 record, capturing the Championship by defeating the Longlac Timberwolves with a convincing 5-0 score.  The team is wrapping up their tournament schedule for the 2023-24 season as they gear up to compete in Minnesota at the Hermantown Fire and Ice Tournament, February 9-11, 2024.

Lastly, February 9-11, 2024 marks the second weekend of our two part Thunder Bay Queens inaugural Northern Boreal Select Series.  The Halfway Motors U18A Thunder Bay Queens and U15AA Thunder Bay Queens will welcome two High School Teams from Northwestern Ontario, the Fort Frances Muskie Girls and the Kenora St. Thomas Aquinas Saints.  The series promises to showcase competitive women’s hockey and foster regional sportsmanship.  We wish good luck to all participating teams and look forward to seeing the community come together to support and cheer on the teams. Please check out the Northern Boreal Select Series social media page for the complete weekend schedule and all event updates.

THUNDER BAY – Three of the Thunder Bay Queens teams are making some noise this weekend, all going undefeated in round robin play to place first in their pools respectively.

The U18AA Mallon’s Play It Again Sports Queens finished first in their pool out of 10 teams and first overall out of 40 teams, with a 4-0 record after two days of play and will be playing for the Gold Medal tomorrow in the USA-Canada Cup in Kitchener/Waterloo.  The U18AA Queens continue to make their mark this season with victories against the Hamilton Hawks 4-0, the Sudbury Lady Wolves 2-0, the Ottawa Jr. 67’s 1-0, and the Kitchener Lady Rangers 3-1.

The U15AA Thunder Bay Queens are taking part in the annual 2Nations College Prep in Brampton, winning tonight in OT to solidify their place in the Quarter finals Sunday morning against the number one ranked team in the province, Durham West Lightning.  On the road to the quarter finals, the U15AA Queens have been tenacious, coming from behind in all 4 games to go undefeated against the Peterborough Ice Kats 3-1, the St. Catharines Brock Jr. Badgers 3-1, the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite 2-1, and the Bluewater Hawks 4-3 OT win.

The U15A BFL Canada Queens went a perfect 3-0 in their first three games of the Centennial Hockey Girls Super Chill Tournament in Blaine, MN and will now take on Osseo-Maple Grove Black at 9 a.m. in Sunday’s Semi-Final.  The U15A Queens came on top in the tightly contested game Friday evening with the South West Force 1-0, and battled hard with two late goals in the third to capture the win against Alexandria 2-1.  They closed out pool play Saturday evening with a dominate win against the Centennial/SLP 11-0.